In the acknowledgements of American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins recommends the writings of Luis Alberto Urrea, Oscar Martinez, Sonia Nazario, Jennifer Clement, Aida Silva Hernandez, Rafael Alarcon, Valeria Luiselli, and Reyna Grande. Below are books by Latinx authors suggested by our panelists, as well as by these articles:
Cahalan, Rose. "17 Great Books on the Border to Read Instead of ‘American Dirt.’" Texas Observer (January 23, 2020).
VanDenburgh, Barbara. "8 books by Latin American authors to read instead of, or in addition to, ‘American Dirt.’" USA Today (January 30, 2020).